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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2 to set the world alight

Kindle-Fire-HD-8The folks at BGR supposedly have a hot scoop on the next generation Kindle Fire HD tablets scheduled to come out later this year. According to their intel, the new tablets will come sporting ultra-high end specs, yet will still keep affordable pricing. If this rumour is true, the other tablet makers in the world should be a bit worried. Here’s the breakdown of what is supposedly on the horizon for the next Kindle Fire HD products,

Kindle Fire HD 2 7-inch:

  • 1,920 x 1,200-pixel 7-inch display with a new design
  • Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) system on a chip – includes four Krait 400 CPUs and Adreno 330 graphics – the prototypes are said to be clocked at about 2GHz
  • 2GB Ram
  • Front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi and optional available cellular
  • 16GB, 32GB or 64GB internal storage options
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Amazon’s heavy customizations
  • More comfortable and lighter

Kindle Fire HD 2 8.9-inch:

  • 2,560 x 1,600-pixel 8.9-inch high-definition display
  • Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) system on a chip – includes four Krait 400 CPUs and Adreno 330 graphics – the prototypes are said to be clocked at about 2GHz
  • 2GB Ram
  • Front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi and optional available cellular
  • 16GB, 32GB or 64GB internal storage options
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Amazon’s heavy customizations
  • More comfortable and lighter
  • Also features an 8-megapixel rear camera

Supposedly these devices will be launching in the fall, and maybe as soon as September. We will keep you apprised of any further details as they arrive.

Posted by: Gareth

Posted in: Rumours